Hear Carl Malamud of Public Resource share his efforts to make knowledge more broadly available on the Internet. Carl will discuss the battle to make government databases of patents, laws, and corporate filings available as well as a global campaign to make public safety codes mandated by law available to the public.
Carl will also share his current efforts in India to make works of government, technical knowledge, and scientific knowledge available for all to use.
About the speaker Carl Malamud is founder of Public.Resource.Org, a U.S.-based non-governmental organisation that has been instrumental in making public information, such as laws, available to the public. Carl created the first radio station on the Internet, is the author of 9 books, and is the recipient of the EFF Pioneer Award and Harvard University’s Berkman Award.
Friday lunchtime lectures are for everyone and are free to attend. You bring your lunch, we provide tea and coffee, an interesting talk, and enough time to get back to your desk.